Employment Opportunities

Date PostedApril 2, 2014
Closing DateSeptember 19, 2014
Job Requisition Number102211
Position TitleAssociate Director, Physical Plant
Position TypePRFSNL
DepartmentFacilities Services
Pay Benefits and Work Schedule
Salary range $59,497 to $76,278 annually commensurate with education and experience.

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Responsibilities
REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:
- Cover Letter
- Resume
- Transcripts showing date degree was conferred (copies accepted).

DESCRIPTION:
Plans, organizes, staffs and directs the custodial, grounds, and maintenance operations of five (5) campus and center sites, encompassing 80 facilities with over 1.3 million square feet of space and 715 acres of property.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
1. Oversees all maintenance operations for College Facilities including custodial, grounds, and plant operations.
2. Responsible for Maintenance and Operations budget for the College.
3. Coordinates with the Building Managers to meet their budgetary needs and consults with the Director of Facilities on larger needs requiring capital investment.
4. Directly supervises and coordinates the work of the Trades Manager, Utility and Energy Manager, and Building Managers.
5. Oversees a preventative maintenance program for the College.
6. Researches and recommends to the Director of Facilities projects and initiatives to improve the efficient operations of areas assigned.
7. In consultation with the Director of Facilities, works to develop policies, rules and procedures related to maintenance and operations for Board of Trustees review and approval.
8. Must be able to walk frequently, stand, lift and carry objects of moderate weight (12-20 pounds).
9. Position requires the operation of vehicles, office and shop equipment, keyboard, or hand tools requiring manipulative skills and hand-eye coordination.
10. Position requires ability to climb ladders and perform inspections.
11. Responsible for other duties as assigned by the Director of Facilities.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
1. Requires a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or related field, plus specialized courses in mechanical, electrical or civil engineering.
2. Five (5) years of experience supervising facilities maintenance operations or equivalent experience.
3. Minimum of two (2) years of experience at the supervisory level, preferably in an educational setting.
4. Valid Florida driver’s license or the ability to obtain one within 30 days.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
1. Eight (8) years of experience in facilities management or equivalent experience, in an educational setting.
2. Five (5) years of supervisory experience of in an educational setting.

KNOWLEDGE/ABILITIES/SKILLS:
1. Knowledge of the operations of college facilities.
2. Knowledge of budgeting processes.
3. Thorough understanding of computerized maintenance management systems.
4. Ability to plan and supervise the work of large facilities’ support staff.
5. Organizational and prioritizing skills
6. Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
7. Ability to establish and maintain working relationships with college administrators, staff, and outside agencies.
8. Demonstrated critical thinking, ability to deal with ambiguity, resolve complex problems, and effectively manage projects.
9. Computer skills, including Microsoft Office Suite.
10. Committed to working in a multicultural environment.

WORK ENVIRONMENT and SPECIAL CONSIDERATIONS
1. Flexible hours and days as required.
2. Some night work required.
3. Travel between campuses and buildings as required
4. Tasks may require exposure to extreme heat/cold or extreme weather conditions, to strong odors and/or smoke, to strong and/or toxic chemicals and to dust or pollen.

COLLEGE CELL PHONE USAGE:
The College anticipates that the position incumbent must be available throughout the workday and, on some occasions, after regular work hours. Therefore, as a condition of employment, the incumbent is expected to be available by cell phone and is required to provide their current cell phone number to the Office of Human Resources and to their immediate supervisor.

This description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by their supervisor.

This position is not eligible for Veteran’s Preference.
Conditions of Employment
Finalists and individuals recommended for employment at Seminole State College may be subject to background investigations and fingerprinting in compliance with Florida Statute 1001.64; and Seminole State College Policy 1.020; 2.020. Criminal background checks and fingerprinting will be conducted for all new employees, and for rehired employees who have had a break in service for one year or more. The Office of Human Resources will determine which background checks shall be conducted for each position, based upon its review of job descriptions and the responsibilities of the position. These include, but are not limited to, positions that have access to money, master keys, security-sensitive areas and confidential information; positions that have the capability to create, delete, and alter records; and positions that are responsible for the care and instruction of children. The College will conduct various types of background checks which may include, but are not limited to: criminal background, credit check, driver's license check, previous employment and references.
How to Apply
All applicants including employees of Seminole State College must scan, upload and attach "Required" documents to their electronic application to be considered.

NOTE: CERTAIN FUNCTIONS OF THE APPLICATION PROCESS WORK BEST IN INTERNET EXPLORER.

TO ATTACH DOCUMENTS: On the Careers Home page select the "Cover Letters and Attachments" link, then "Add Attachments" to attach documents. Applicants must include work history even if attaching a resume.

For positions requiring a degree, scan, upload and attach copies of your transcripts showing your name and the date your degree was conferred to be considered for the position (unofficial copies accepted). This applies to internal and external applicants.
Equal Employment Opportunity
Seminole State College is an equal opportunity employer and prohibits discriminatory employment actions against and treatment of employees and applicants for employment based on actual or perceived race, color, sex, national origin, religion, age, gender, disability, military status, marital status, genetic predisposition, sexual orientation, or any other consideration made unlawful by applicable Federal, State or local law.
Other Information
VETERANS' PREFERENCE

Seminole State College of Florida adheres to Florida’s Veteran’s Preference laws by providing preference in hiring to covered job applicants. Moreover, in recognition of the valuable contributions made by veterans, the College also considers any applicant’s military service background when filling job positions not covered by Veteran’s Preference laws.

To claim Veteran's Preference for eligible positions, a copy of your DD-214 form, Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty must be uploaded and attached to your application to claim Veterans' Preference.

HOLDERS OF DEGREES FROM INSTITUTIONS OUTSIDE THE USA:

Individuals who have completed college or university course work at an institution in a country other than the United States are required to obtain a complete evaluation of foreign transcripts and degrees. Foreign transcripts should be evaluated by one of the organizations approved by the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services.

This evaluation must be submitted at the time of application. We recommend World Education Services at P.O. Box 5087, Bowling Green Station, New York, NY 10274-5087, telephone (212) 966-6311 or email address www.wes.org. The interview process may be delayed until such a review has been completed.

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